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Alaska editorial: Alaska schools need help with energy bills

...vehicles and school equipment. In Anchorage, steeper energy bills are taking a bite from the school budget as well. The...additional $1.4 million just to keep even with its energy bills. Compared with smaller districts, Anchorage can more...
Alaska energy overview

Renewable energy is growing in Alaska, but Power Cost Equalization is still a utility's preferred way to shrink energy bills.Alaska's power producers met with Legislators, staff and the public Wednesday for a lunch learning session sponsored...
My Turn: Separation of Oil and State choose between paying for food, medical bills or energy bills. When a 75-year-old businessman who has invested...breaks down telling me about the $30,000 monthly energy bills he cannot pay, I get angry. Consider the time wasted...
Parnell signs Alaska energy bills

ANCHORAGE - Alaska now has an energy policy.
Alaska governor to sign energy bills

ANCHORAGE - Gov. Sean Parnell is set to sign legislation Wednesday spelling out an energy policy for Alaska.
House set to OK bills to speed oil, gas drilling

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican-controlled House is considering three energy bills aimed at speeding up drilling for oil and natural gas.One of the bills that are expected to win approval later Wednesday would...
Plan gives break on winter fuel bills

Doris St. Clair started seeing her energy bills increase in September. Now working in Juneau as a receptionist - after being unemployed for more than a year - St. Clair has...
White House opposes tax credit for gas line

...a letter sent last week to lawmakers on a conference committee working out differences between the House and Senate energy bills. Abraham said the administration supports building the line. "However, the administration strongly opposes the price-floor...
Alaska Senate hearing looks at rising fuel costs

...worse this year," said Polar Fuel owner Mervin Gilbertson.His words, as well as personal stories of thousand dollar energy bills, underscored the urgency and frustration surrounding the Interior's high energy prices and the need for something...
Legislators look for ways to move capital budget

...and send it to the Senate, in a break with precedent. The energy projects are largely focused on lowering Alaskans' energy bills, something that's becoming increasingly important as fuel prices rise, said Rep. Lance Pruitt, R-Anchorage...


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